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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A brown mixed-media sculpture sits on a pedestal in a gallery.

New Noyes Cultural Arts Center installation ‘Areito’ explores Caribbean cultural practices and folkloric traditions

April 12, 2022

More than 20 years after leaving Evanston, Miami-born and based Yanira Collado is returning and reconnecting with the city. The artist has returned with “Areito: Allusions of Sacred Geometry and Diaspora,”...

Dr. Brad Weiss provides dental work to a Haitian woman while his son Braden assists. They volunteered for a week in January as a part of a team organized by Rush University Medical Center and Community Empowerment.

Evanston dentist volunteers, provides free healthcare to Haitians

February 20, 2018

After a long week in Jerusalem, Haiti, and at nearly the end of Evanston dentist Dr. Brad Weiss’ workday, two women who worked at a Haitian orphanage came up to him, seeking relief from toothaches that...

Former mayoral candidate Gary Gaspard speaks at a campaign event. Gaspard, originally from Haiti, said he had tears in his eyes when he heard the president call his country a “shithole.”

Haitians in Evanston dismayed by Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ comment

January 18, 2018

When Gary Gaspard immigrated to Evanston in the 1980s, he started driving a taxi to earn a living. He said he was inspired by the Northwestern students he drove around, and soon earned both undergraduate...

Participants of the 1-mile walk, held by Beacon Academy, gather before the start of the event. The walk was held to help raise money to build a water well in Haiti.

Beacon Academy students lead mile-long walk for Haiti water well project

September 28, 2017

Students and faculty at Beacon Academy, an independent high school in Evanston, walked 1 mile Wednesday to raise money for a water well project in Haiti. The east Evanston walk was the first of three...

Mayoral candidate Gary Gaspard formally kicks off his campaign at Curts Cafe, 2922 Central St., on Jan. 22. Gaspard wants to unite the city and increase affordable housing.

In race for mayor, Gary Gaspard aims to build off work mentoring youth

February 1, 2017

As an immigrant to the United States, Gary Gaspard said he had to work especially hard to improve his life and seek out opportunities for advancement in the country. After settling in Evanston in the...

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